The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 58 56 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 33 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.26% 3.30% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 3.45% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 7
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,308 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.61%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
979 956 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.83% 95.60% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 794 810 834
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 28 (65.12%) Software Testing
1 28 (65.12%) QA
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) ISTQB
4 15 (34.88%) Degree
4 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 12 (27.91%) Selenium
6 12 (27.91%) Windows
6 12 (27.91%) ISEB
7 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
7 10 (23.26%) Open Source
7 10 (23.26%) Automation Testing
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.93%) RAD
9 8 (18.60%) C#
9 8 (18.60%) VoIP
9 8 (18.60%) WAN
9 8 (18.60%) Java
9 8 (18.60%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
10 7 (16.28%) MCITP
10 7 (16.28%) VLAN
10 7 (16.28%) Ruby
10 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
10 7 (16.28%) VMware
10 7 (16.28%) Perl
10 7 (16.28%) SQL

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.60%) VoIP
2 8 (18.60%) WAN
2 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
3 7 (16.28%) VLAN
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
3 7 (16.28%) RTP
3 7 (16.28%) H.323
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) Ranorex
2 7 (16.28%) FogBugz
3 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) SilkTest
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Software Testing
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.26%) Automation Testing
6 9 (20.93%) RAD
7 8 (18.60%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Kanban
11 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Web Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Test Management
11 1 (2.33%) System Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C#
1 8 (18.60%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) Ruby
2 7 (16.28%) Perl
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISTQB
2 15 (34.88%) Degree
3 12 (27.91%) ISEB
4 7 (16.28%) MCITP
4 7 (16.28%) MCSE
4 7 (16.28%) CCNA
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
1 7 (16.28%) Avaya
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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